Physical abuse before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2008

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,160 8,283 3.9 2.9 - 4.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,044 2,926 2.7 1.5 - 4.0
Non-Hispanic Black 367 2,624 8.7 4.7 - 12.8
Non-Hispanic Other 253 224 0.9 0.0 - 2.5
Hispanic 496 2,508 4.9 2.7 - 7.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 102 1,011 9.3 2.5 - 16.0
20-24 years old 422 3,997 9.6 5.9 - 13.4
25-34 years old 1,165 2,330 2.0 1.1 - 3.0
35 years old or more 471 945 2.2 0.6 - 3.7
Education
Less than high school 372 3,028 7.7 4.3 - 11.1
High school graduate 493 3,561 7.1 4.1 - 10.1
More than high school 1,284 1,677 1.4 0.7 - 2.1
Marital Status
Married 1,296 1,260 1.0 0.3 - 1.6
Not Married 864 7,023 8.4 6.0 - 10.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,159 1,265 1.1 0.4 - 1.8
On Medicaid 1,001 7,018 7.1 5.0 - 9.1

Detailed definition of indicator

Technical Notes

  • Respondents - The number of mothers who responded to this question.
  • Estimated Population Affected - Number of mothers/infants with characteristic or condition.